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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2017 8:08 a.m. PST

Did British infantry habitually wear bandoleers or was this exclusively the prerogative of the Camel Corps?

I specifically ask about the British figure in the Waterloo1815 set:

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(second row, fourth figure)

Can it be used as a British infantry soldier?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2017 9:18 a.m. PST

Well, I guess it could be, but it would not be typical. That is really just a throw-away figure in an Egyptian infantry set.

dBerczerk18 Mar 2017 10:26 a.m. PST

These are 1/72nd scale figures -- yes, it can be used as a British infantry figure.

sjwalker38 Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2017 10:51 a.m. PST

As the review suggests, he's probably better used as Camel Corps or dismounted cavalry rather than British regular infantry. I can't think of an infantry unit that wore bandoliers in the Sudan off-hand.

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2017 1:46 p.m. PST

Thanks 79th & SJ. I was hoping, beyond, hope, to use it for something else but you're both right.

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